EQS and its subsidiaries and/or affiliated companies are committed to respecting your privacy. EQS has provided this privacy policy statement (“Privacy Policy”) to help you understand how we collect, use and protect your data when you visit the Website. We wish to help you make informed decisions, so please take a few moments to read the sections below and learn how your data may be used. You should read this notice in conjunction with the Terms and Conditions of use for the Website if any.

1. Acceptance

By using this Website/Form, you signify your consent to the EQS Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with this Policy, please do not use this Website/Form. Your continued use of EQS and/or its affiliates’ websites based on the Terms and Conditions and/or following the posting of any changes to these Terms and Conditions will confirm you accept those Terms and Conditions and/or their changes.

2. Collection of data

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:
(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this Website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views); we do not link IP addresses to any personal data. In rare instances, IP addresses may be used to assist in deterring and/or preventing abusive or criminal activity on the Website;
(b) information that you provide to EQS for the purpose of registering which could include information that you provide to EQS for the purpose of subscribing to the Website, email notifications and/or newsletters;
(e) any other information that you choose to send to EQS; and
(f) Site Feedback Form – Information provided through this form will be used solely to provide enhancements to the Website/Form.

2.1 Cookies

Cookies record information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. This information enables the web server to identify and track the web browser and allows EQS to tailor the Website to your interests. You have the opportunity to set your devices to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. The last of these means that certain personalised services (if applicable in the Website) cannot then be provided to you and accordingly you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the features in EQS Website/Form. Data supplied by cookies can help EQS to analyse your profile and facilitate you to a better Website experience.

3. Safety of your data

EQS may take reasonable technical and/or organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal data. EQS may store all the personal data you provide on secure servers. All electronic transactions you may send or receive from EQS may be encrypted.

Unfortunately, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and EQS cannot guarantee the security of data exchanged over the internet. Any use of the Website/Form will be at your own risk. While striving to protect your information, EQS and its affiliates can’t ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted online. You are responsible for keeping your password and your “user details” (if applicable) confidential.

4. Who will use this data?

Personal data submitted on this Website/Form will be used for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy or in relevant parts of the Website.
EQS may use your personal data upon its sole discretion for any or all of the below:
(a) administer the Website;
(b) improve your browsing experience by personalizing the Website;
(c) enable your use of the services available on the Website;
(d) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
(h) send you EQS newsletter and other marketing communications relating to EQS business, which may be of interest to you by post, or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform EQS at any time if you no longer require marketing communications); deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the Website.

5. How is the data controlled?

By selecting the “opt out” link in our emails, EQS will cease to share marketing communications. Alternatively, if you wish to object to any usage provided herein for any reason, you may e-mail the requested changes to: info@eqsonline.com

6. Disclosures

6.1. EQS may disclose information about you to any of EQS employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this Privacy Policy.
6.2. In addition, EQS may disclose your data:
(a) to the extent that it is required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings; and
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
6.3. Except as provided in this Privacy Policy, EQS will not provide your data to third parties.

7. Policy amendments

EQS may update/amend/change upon our sole discretion this Privacy Policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our Website.

8. Third party Websites

The Website/Form could contain links to other websites. EQS is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party’s websites.